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Paine College to use grant for disease, substance abuse outreach

Paine College was awarded an $888,000 federal grant it will use to address HIV, substance abuse and hepatitis C among young people in the area, the school announced Friday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-13/paine-college-use-grant-d
Georgia nearly doubles previous ACA enrollment

Almost nine out of 10 qualified for a tax credit to help pay for coverage and nearly three out of four paid $100 a month or less in premiums, officials said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-10/georgia-nearly-doubles-previ
Georgia health-care enrollment tops 530,000

More than 530,000 people in Georgia have enrolled in the Affor­dable Care Act, a nearly 15 percent increase in the last week or so before Sunday's deadline, and 11.4 million gained coverage overall.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-18/georgia-health-care-enrollme
Milestones

Daniel Jackson and Patrick Judd have graduated from the University of Dallas. Merit List CAlandra L. Harris and Andrew L. Bridges have been named to the merit list at Piedmont Technical College for the fall 2014 semester.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-02-16/milestones
Nearly 10 million enrolled in Affordable Care Act

As of Jan. 30, nearly 7.5 million had enrolled in the 37 states using the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, which includes Georgia, South Carolina and Florida. Another 2.4 million enrolled in the state-run health exchanges, Burwell said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-04/nearly-10-million-enrolled-a
Thousands sign up for Obamacare but more expected

To raise awareness about the Feb. 15 deadline to sign up for health insurance, the Enroll America bus campaign will make a stop at the Medical Associates Plus @ Belle Terrace clinic Wednesday night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-02-03/thousands-sign-obamacare-mor
Second enrollment period for health care coverage begins Nov. 15

The second enrollment period for the health care law often referred to as Obamacare will begin in less than 50 days on Nov. 15 and experts expect it to be much different than the first.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-03/second-enrollment-period-hea
Insurance navigators still working as 300,000 questioned

The government sent letters to 20,000 people in Georgia that their status on their applications does not match that already on file. Those notified have until Sept. 5 to respond or their coverage will end Sept. 30.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-15/insurance-navigators-still-w
Search continuing for new director of East Central Health Disctrict

At least one applicant was to be interviewed Wednesday to become the next director of the East Central Health District headquartered in Augusta, the acting director said Tuesday night.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/search-continuing-new-direct
Study: Ga. Obamacare rates low

ATLANTA -- Georgia's average premium for insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchange is the second-lowest among the 36 states using the federally run marketplace, according to a report released Wednesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-18/ga-obamacare-rates-are-low-r